Manager, Project Management
At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart.
As a global provider of drug development solutions, our work is serious business. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun while you do it. With our vision to be the partner of choice in drug development, we hire only the best and brightest in the industry. Are you one of them?
We are looking for passionate, resilient, and inspiring individuals to join our team. As the Manager, Project Management you are responsible for the overall direction and management of projects through designated project managers, ensuring consistency with corporate strategy, consistency of process across projects and internal and external customer satisfaction with the projects.
The roleProvide day-to-day technical oversight to the Project Management functionPerform regular checks on team health and escalate as appropriate team member performance issues that pose significant risk to achievement of project goalsRecruit, train and retain a Project Management Team comparable in quality and effectiveness to the best in the pharmaceutical industryAssist project management in facilitating conflict resolution by identifying barriers that may impede project progress and working with the Team Leaders, and/or Team Member to seek solutionsEffectively manage resource capacity to ensure adequate coverage on projects.Evaluate staff and set clear and effective goalsProvides vision, leadership and mentorship to the department and organizationAccountable for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of all regionally assigned programs/projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals
What you needA minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or local equivalent, Master’s degree preferredAbility to manage a portfolio of complexity/high profile and global projects Minimum of 5-7 years of related PM experiencePrior experience as a People LeaderStrong communication skills written and orallyStrong computer skills, sound knowledge of MS Office Suite and AdobeTravel (approximately 35%) domestic and/or international
Why join us?
Ongoing development is vital to us, and as a Manager, Project Management you will have the opportunity to progress your career, with the potential to move into other related areas to enhance your skill set. Our benefits package is competitive, our scope is international and we genuinely care about our people and their success.